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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him....
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WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread....
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WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March....
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Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science - not fear - as it responds to Ebola....
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Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms....
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GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both....
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Cholera sickens nearly 1,000 people in Niger

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Doctors Without Borders says a cholera outbreak in the West African country of Niger killed 20 people and has sickened nearly 1,000 people....
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Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation - Mali - renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order....
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Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case....
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Republicans question federal response on Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the federal response to the outbreak and questioned top officials' credibility....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think Pennsylvania should legalize doctor-assisted suicide? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
97%
Yes:
3%
Total Votes: 10,297

Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think the U.S. government should formally apologize to North Korea in order to win the freedom of two Americans who have been sentenced to prison there?

No:
88%
Yes:
12%
Total Votes: 7,633